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Error in PREPARE with MS-SQL Server

I'm doing a upgrade to ECC 6.0 SR2. I'm following the instructions of Upgrade Guide SAP ECC 6.0


My Operating System is Windows 2003 Server, database is MS-SQL Server and SAP system source is R3

4.7 Ext 200 non-Unicode

I updated SAPup and included the correction fix in the upgrade root directory (\usr\sap\put\).

The environment variables for all users are:


The Default Database for users <Server>/R37adm and r37 is R37. The default schema for both users is

r37. Both users are owners of the database.

The default profile have the following parameters (the last line is a blank):

SAPDBHOST = <myServer>
rdisp/mshost = <myServer>
rdisp/accept_remote_trace_level = 0
rdisp/sna_gateway = <myServer>
rdisp/sna_gw_service = sapgw00
rdisp/bufrefmode = sendoff,exeauto
ms/server_port_0 = PROT=HTTP, PORT=8100
dbms/type = mss
dbs/mss/server = <myServer>
dbs/mss/schema = r37
dbs/mss/dbname = R37

I'm running the PREPARE and shows an error when running the script MSSCONCHECK.SQL.

The error in MSSCONCHECK.LOG is:

Msg 208, Level 16, State 1, Server <myServer>, Line 2
Invalid object name 'SVERS'.


SAPup>  Starting subprocess osql with id 2828 at 20081011141236

EXECUTING osql -S <myServer> -E -d  -i e:\usr\sap\put\bin\MSSCONCHECK.SQL -o 

e:\usr\sap\put\log\MSSCONCHECK.LOG -h-1 "-w 100" -n
Environment: dbms_type=MSS
Environment: JAVA_HOME=C:\j2sdk1.4.2_12
Environment: Path=C:\Program Files\Windows Resource 

Kits\Tools\;C:\WINDOWS\system32;C:\WINDOWS;C:\WINDOWS\System32\Wbem;C:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL 

Server\90\Tools\binn\;C:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\90\DTS\Binn\;C:\Program Files\Microsoft 

SQL Server\90\Tools\Binn\VSShell\Common7\IDE\;E:\usr\sap\R37\SYS\exe\run\


setuser 'r37'
select VERSION from SVERS

Any idea?

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    Oct 20, 2008 at 09:51 AM


    I got answer to your question

    Please follow " Note 908718 - Upgrade - Prepare phase error invalid SVERS Object"

    I hope this will definitley solve your problem


    Ganesh Gambhir

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    Oct 16, 2008 at 02:46 PM


    I have never got this error during upgrade but from the description i can suggest that :

    1. SVERS table is database independant table which stores SAP version

    2. Check whether in SE16 svers u have 620 as it is 4.7 EE

    3. Try to run the commands in script on database level singe single or try to run whole script on sql successfully

    just check wether the user in set user is correct as per your settings

    4. And then try to continue with Prepare if it works

    Please follow also


    and I think upgrade guide has something to check login to sql manager

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    • Hi Ganesh Gambhir,

      In SE16-SVERS I have "620".

      If I execute in command-line:

      osql -E -S <myserver> -Q "select VERSION from R37.r37.SVERS" -n

      It's shown:

      (1 row affected)

      Any other combination shows the same error:

      Msg 208, Level 16, State 1, Server <myServer>, Line 2
      Invalid object name 'SVERS'.

      I cann't continue with the PREPARE, after this error is closed.

      Thanks for your reply. Any other idea?

  • Oct 16, 2008 at 04:20 PM


    Did you updated R3trans and tp programs with the lattest ones? if not then start by doin it, I have seem some extrange errors because this two programs are too old and donĀ“t have all the fixes applied.

    Good luck

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  • Oct 16, 2008 at 12:32 PM

    Anybody has any idea?

    more information is needed?

    Thanks in advanced

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